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Govts’ fossil fuel production plans dangerously out of sync with Paris limits

The 2021 Production Gap Report, by leading research institutes and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), finds that despite increased climate ambitions and net-zero commitments, governments still plan to produce more than double the amount of fossil...

UNEP spotlights best alternatives to single-use plastic products

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has published a report on single-use plastic products (SUPPs) and recommendations for alternatives, based on life cycle assessment (LCA) studies. UNEP...

Climate change could spark floods in world’s largest desert lake – Study

For years it appeared as though Lake Turkana, which sits in an arid part of northern Kenya, was drying up. Its main river inflows had...

Report maps single-use plastic products across travel and tourism value chain

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) launched a report on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, addressing the...

Urgent steps must be taken to reduce methane emissions this decade, says report

A Global Methane Assessment released on May 6, 2021 by the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)...

World Migratory Bird Day: Inspiring global chorus for birds and nature

People all over the world are on Saturday, May 8, 2021 celebrating the World Migratory Bird Day, a global campaign which aims to raise awareness...

Report describes plastic pollution an environmental injustice to vulnerable communities

Plastic pollution disproportionately affects marginalised communities and communities living in close proximity to plastic production and waste sites, constituting an environmental injustice, according to...

Harmful chemicals found in 25% of children’s toys, UNEP study finds

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has published a report that finds 25% of children’s toys contain harmful chemicals. Chemical additives are used in plastic toys...

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Nigeria’s policy efforts structured to meet SDG 13 on climate action – AfDB

Nigeria’s policy efforts portend well for meeting the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 13 on climate action by 2030. However, risks...
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AfDB provides 42m people improved access to water, sanitation

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has provided about 42 million people with access to improved water and sanitation...

Cloudiness, sunshine will prevail for three days from Friday, says NiMet

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudiness and sunshine from Friday, May 27 to Sunday, May 29, 2022,...

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Nigeria’s policy efforts structured to meet SDG 13 on climate action – AfDB

Nigeria’s policy efforts portend well for meeting the Sustainable...

AfDB provides 42m people improved access to water, sanitation

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has provided about...